Home | Links | Contact Us | Top 50 | News | Bookmark
Find a drug:
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   #  


Health Discussion Forum

 I want to break a bone ?
like an ankle or my thumb something i will admit i want attention but from my husband he takes me for granted and i want him to know just how much i do around here i know how much it will hurt so ...


 i need to sprain my ankle today?
i cant fake it because my parents will make sure its sprained but i really have to get out of ...


 Is it worth going to the doc after my ex violently attacked me & choked me?
I've already filed a restraining order(well, its in the process), filed an assault charge and he was sent to jail for domestic abuse. The day after he viciously attacked me, threw me all around ...


 i was strangled yesterday and?
today there is this swelling in my neck and when i touch it, it hurts!
Additional Details
well, he strangled me because he was angry when i said that he has nothing to do with me...and ...


 When you break your arm can the bone pierce the skin?
Me and my husband were at a rugby match that my brother was playing at, when someone was badly tackeled and fell down hard and broke there arm, and someone said that the bone that he had broke had ...


 A firecracker just blew up in my hand, what do i need to do?
I lit one in my hand, and threw it. like a split second after i lit it, it went off right in my hand. the pain was unbearable for a while but now its doesnt hurt as bad but two of my fingers are very ...


 How do I get rid of cuts on my wrists and FAST!!?
I cut uhh, 2 nights ago and they werent deep but they are still there and i really needa get rid of them before saterday.. How can i do it fast?
dont tell me the best way to get rid of them is ...


 should I go to the hospital?
I fell earlier and hit my arm, it hurts like a mofo and there is a bruise, I can still pick up stuff, but cant lean my arm on ...


 is my nose broken? easy 5 points?
Okay about three days i got punched in the face(cheap shot haha). Anyways there was no swallowing. My eye is starting to blacken. There was a small cut on the nose where i got hit, i think my finger ...


 Just jammed finger really bad. Ice it or warm water?
I was just playing basketball and jammed finger really hard. I can bend normally but cant bend it back, its swollen a bit too. One guy told me to ice it when i get home, another told me soak it in ...



Drug Guide    P   Prednisone

  Prescription drug information   User opinions and reviews (3)  

   Prednisone

Prednisone
(oral) (tablet, Liquid)


Treats asthma, serious skin problems, arthritis, and allergic reactions.Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Prednisone Intensol, Deltasone, Sterapred, Prednicot, Sterapred DS


 
1.6 out of 5
Avg Consumer Rating 1.6 out of 5
3 Reviews | Post your opinion
 Prednisone images:

OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions



Prednisone
Prednisone Intensol, Deltasone, Sterapred, Prednicot, Sterapred DS
Uses
Treats asthma, serious skin problems, arthritis, and allergic reactions.Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Do not freeze the oral liquid. Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Tablet, Liquid. Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often. Measure your oral liquid medicine with a clearly marked measuring spoon. If this medicine upsets your stomach, take it with food or milk.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Skin rash Blurred vision Swelling of feet or legs or weight gain Muscle cramps or weakness Severe stomach pain Bloody vomit or blood in stools Increased thirst or urination

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to prednisone or related drugs such as hydrocortisone, betamethasone, dexamethasone, or triamcinolone.
  • Before you take prednisone, make sure your doctor knows if you have peptic ulcers, tuberculosis (TB), or fungal infections.

Missed Dose
  • Prednisone can be given on many different schedules. If you miss a dose, talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the best time to take the missed dose.

Drug Interactions
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine. Talk with your doctor before taking prednisone if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, glaucoma, kidney disease, liver disease, an eye infection caused by herpes, or any other infections. Do not stop taking this medicine without first talking with your doctor.
  • You may need to take smaller and smaller doses before completely stopping this medicine. Avoid being around people with viral infections such as measles or chickenpox.
  • If you are exposed to these infections, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

Add a Rating - Post your opinion about this drug

Post your opinion about Prednisone
Ratings Legend
5 Stars = Excellent      4 Stars = Good      3 Stars = Average      2 Stars = Fair      1 Star   = Poor
* Required Fieldpoorexcellent
*Satisfaction
Low adverse Reactions
Healing Power
No dependency problems
Cost-Benefit

*Why were you taking Prednisone ?

Briefly describe any side effects you experienced:


Additional Comments about Prednisone :


*Your gender:  male    female  
*Your age:   

Location :

*Length of time taking drug?
(use "comments" for other time length)

Email (optional):  


Posting rules
  • Please no foul language
  • English only
  • No commercial advertising
  • No SPAM. No pyramid schemes of any kind
  • Read before you post.
  • No ALL CAPS, they are considered impolite

If you don't follow the above rules, your post will be probably deleted.





User Medicine Opinions for Prednisone
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 17
Time Taken: 4 months days

Reason: Crohns disease Date: 1 October 2011
Side Effects
Well when I started taking this drug I coundnt sleep at night. It would make me restless.

Additional Thoughts
I don't like taking this drug at all in my opinion the side effects are wourse then the benefits.

Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 43
Location: Spotsylvania, VA
Time Taken: 5 days

Reason: I took Prednisone for so many years, that it caused me to get Osteonecrosis of the knee. I have had 5 knee surgeries; including TKR IN 2003. i AM NOW 43 Date: 18 February 2011
Side Effects
Bloating, joint pain. Knee pain. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde comes out.

Additional Thoughts
I hate this stuff will all my heart. I just went back on it for throat swelling , from allergies.

Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 40
Location: DC
Time Taken: 11 days

Reason: wheezing Date: 25 October 2009
Side Effects
appetite increase, mild tummy aches

Additional Thoughts


CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

Large Text
Archive: All drugs - Links - Forum - Forum - Forum - Medical Topics
Drug3k does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. 0.024
Copyright (c) 2013 Drug3k Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Terms of use - Privacy Policy